About Deacons". 114 115 This teaching also attests to another day when Christ will sit in universal judgement of all mankind. It especially concerns affectivity, the capacity to love and to procreate, and in a more general way the aptitude for forming bonds of communion with others. Eastern Catholic Churches have their own rites. (1995) The HarperCollins Encyclopedia of Catholicism. In parallel to the diocesan structure are a variety of religious institutes that function autonomously, often subject only to the authority of the pope, though sometimes subject to the local bishop.